Lisa Granshaw

Full-time writer

New York City

Lisa Granshaw

I'm a freelance writer who specializes in pop culture, entertainment, animals, fashion, and other lifestyle topics.


Authors talk bringing video game novels to life

We take a closer look at these unique tie-ins with four authors.
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19 geeky leggings inspired by your favorite fandoms

Whether you love watching ‘Game of Thrones’ or playing ‘Mass Effect,’ there are leggings for you!
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How one designer is growing her business, changing geek fashion

We spoke with Catherine Elhoffer of Elhoffer Design about being an independent designer.
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You won’t be able to say no to these ‘Hamilton’ cosmetics

Espionage Cosmetics expands cosmetics options for fans of the hit musical with its latest release.
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Step through the looking glass with Hot Topic’s latest line

Bring the style of Wonderland to your closet.
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Not Guilty: Revisiting Dragon Age II

We look back at the Dragon Age: Origins sequel and what we love about the game.
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One community's mission to fill the world with BB-8s

These 'Star War' fan builders are creating dozens of adorable round droids.
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Every appearance of Apocalypse in a X-Men animated series, ranked

With the release of X-Men: Apocalypse, one of Marvel’s most classic villains will finally get his chance to shine on the big screen. He briefly appeared in the post-credits scene of X-Men: Days of Future Past, but this will be his first time featuring as a major character in a film. While it’s going to be exciting to see how actor Oscar Isaac portrays Apocalypse, he is not the first to bring the character to life beyond the pages of comic books over the years.
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Can geeky workout clothes make a difference?

We decided to see if Her Universe's new Marvel activewear would inspire us to exercise.
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Hot Topic reveals new 'The Force Awakens' clothing line

This collection was created by the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con Her Universe Fashion Show winners.
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Making Games Accessible to Everyone Isn’t as Easy as You Think

Many still face barriers to playing video games that need to be addressed.
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Meet the couple behind this 'Legend of Zelda' proposal

Even the wedding might include a touch of ‘Zelda’ too!
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Lisa Granshaw

My work has appeared on the Daily Dot, Blastr, Boing Boing, Playboy, and more. My writing has been syndicated on Zap2it, The Huffington Post, Mashable,, MSN Living, HLNTV, and Yahoo.

I have also written for magazines including Star Trek magazine and Star Wars Insider.

I am available to write features, quick turnaround assignments, and more. Additional clips and recommendations are available upon request.